Gutenbergia polycephala Oliv. & Hiern

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Derivation of specific name: polycephala: many-headed
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C
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Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 25.

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 153 - 159. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Mozambique: Gutenbergia polycephala
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Gutenbergia polycephala
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Gutenbergia polycephala
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Gutenbergia polycephala
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Gutenbergia polycephala
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Gutenbergia polycephala., retrieved 27 January 2023

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